Does anyone know what this is?

by Jessica
(Lafayette, GA USA)



Appears daily at my backyard feeder. eating black oil sunflower seeds as most of my feathered friends do. I live in Northwest GA and am new to true birding. I have a North American Field Guide but can't seem to place this one..

the beak makes me think of a Grosbeak.. colored similar to a sparrow.. I just don't have a clue.

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Apr 25, 2013
Grosbeak1 NEW
by: Anonymous

Yes, its a female Rose Breasted Grosbeak

Apr 23, 2013
I think you're right NEW
by: Telma Franco

Great detective work!
Look at the picture on the link, it's so like yours!

http://www.pbase.com/bmullen/image/115735547

Apr 23, 2013
Upon further research... NEW
by: Jessica

Does anyone think this could be a female Rose-breasted Grosbeak?

Apr 23, 2013
Upon further research... NEW
by: Jessica

Does anyone think this could be a female Rose-breasted Grosbeak?

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